Action for Brain Injury week runs from 16 – 22 May 2022. This year, the focus is on raising awareness on what is often
With business sector-specific expertise and specialists in all areas of corporate and commercial law, Thorntons Business Law Team is on hand for you and your business with clear, commercially focused legal advice. We’re one of Scotland’s largest full-service legal and property firms, which means we can bring our expert business solicitors together from across the firm to give you and your business the complete legal picture, helping you see the way ahead through good times and bad.
Our teams help businesses of every size and at every stage - from family businesses, start-ups and SMEs through to large corporate private and public sector organisations. With our experienced lawyers covering every aspect of business set-up, development, compliance, protection and planning, we’re here for your business for the long term.
Starting out in business
You need to get practical advice from the beginning to ensure you’re setting out on the right foot. We take time to understand your new business and ambitions, providing focused advice on everything from the right corporate structure, start-up planning and investment options to employment contracts and protecting any valuable business ideas and your brand.
Whether it’s managing your estates, commercial property or your people, dealing with disputes or commercialising your brand, getting the right legal advice at the right time is invaluable as your business develops. With sector insight, our Business Solicitors understand the demands and challenges of a wide range of sectors, from food and drink, hospitality and land and rural, to construction and healthcare, enabling us to help you navigate the way ahead.
Moving on from your Business
When you’re ready to move on, or to move the business onto a new phase, our expert Business Lawyers can advise you on options and work with you to bring your plans into reality. Our experienced team of Corporate Law Solicitors can also advise on merger and acquisitions, joint ventures and investment options. And if you’re selling your business or passing it on to family members, our specialists in succession planning can develop an exit strategy that works for you and your business.
We can work with you at every business stage to deliver practical, commercial and corporate legal solutions based on our specialist sector knowledge - helping you take your business further.
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Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation
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The International Labour Organisation (ILO) marks its World Day for Safety and Health at Work on or around the 28th of
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The Scottish Government’s consultation on proposals to force restaurants and other hospitality businesses to publish